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Senior Systems Engineer

Job ID: 2302370
Location: HILL AFB, UT, United States
Date Posted: Mar 9, 2023
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Senior Systems Engineer to join our team supporting the ICBM weapon system at our government customer site Hill AFB, UT. Commit your talents to the critical Department of Defense (DoD) mission of nuclear deterrence by helping sustain and improve the Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) leg of the United States Nuclear Triad. This position will directly support the Sentinel Program’s Command & Launch (C&L) Division. 
 Job Duties: 

  • Evaluation of system requirements related to ICBM codes/cryptography & ICBM targeting 
  • Evaluation of system requirements related to nuclear command, control & communications (NC3) systems 
  • Evaluation of system requirements related to airborne launch control capabilities 
  • Evaluation of system requirements related to physical security systems 
  • Develop information and technical support documents, summaries, reports, presentations and other designated products in support of the customer 
  • Other duties as assigned 


Required Qualifications:

  • BS in Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, or Electrical Engineering, Physics or Mathematics
  • 10 years of directly related experience 
  • Experience in systems engineering of complex systems
  • Experience with requirement management in digital engineering environment
  • Experience with requirements traceability from use cases to verification activities
  • Experience with configuration control of engineering artifacts
  • Must have a current (within last 6 years) Secret security clearance or higher and be able to obtain a Special Access Program (SAP) clearance within a reasonable timeframe 

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Experience with directly supporting and interfacing with a Government customer
  • Experience with Digital Systems Engineering tools (DOORS, CORE, TeamCenter, Cameo, etc.)
  • Background in mentoring junior systems engineers 
  • DoD acquisitions program experience is desirable. 
  • Ability to understand and work with multiple enterprise-wide systems and software tools such as Jira and Confluence
  • Self-motivated with excellent verbal and written communications skills in addition to sound interpersonal skills involving interfacing, coordinating and negotiating with government customer and company personnel 

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

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